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John Randolph Axe

lawyer , finance company executive

John Randolph Axe, American lawyer, finance company executive. Bar: Michigan 1964. Member Michigan Higher Education Assistance Authority, Lansing, Michigan, 1977-1983. Member National Association Bond Lawyers (steering committee 1981-1983, 86, board directors 1987-1990), Michigan Association County Treasurer (general counsel 1977-1988), Downtown Association Club (New York City), Doubles Club (New York City), Mill Reef Club (Antigua).

Background

Axe, John Randolph was born on April 30, 1938 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States. Son of John Jacob and Elizabeth Katherine (Lynott) Axe.

Education

Bachelor of Arts Michigan, 1960. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1963.

Career

Partner Dickinson, Wright, McKean, Cudlip, Detroit, 1972-1980, Martin, Axe, Buhl & Schwartz, Bloomfield Hills, 1981-1982, Axe & Schwartz, Bloomfield Hills, 1983-1985, Dykema, Gossett, Spencer, Goodnow, Detroit, 1985-1989. Principal John R. Axe and Associates, 1989—2000. Shareholder Axe & Ecklund, Professional Corporation, since 2001.

President Municipal Finance Consultant, Inc., Gross Pointe Farms, 1982-2005, chairman, since 2006. Adjunct professor Wayne State University Law School, since 1992. Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1965-1969.

Achievements

  • Bar: Michigan 1964.

Membership

Member Michigan Higher Education Assistance Authority, Lansing, Michigan, 1977-1983. Member National Association Bond Lawyers (steering committee 1981-1983, 86, board directors 1987-1990), Michigan Association County Treasurer (general counsel 1977-1988), Downtown Association Club (New York City), Doubles Club (New York City), Mill Reef Club (Antigua).

Connections

Married Linda Sadlier Stroh, June 1, 1989. Children from previous marriage: Catherine, Peter, Meredith, Sara, Jay, stepchildren: Suzanne Stroh, Greg Stroh.

father:
John Jacob Axe

mother:
Elizabeth Katherine (Lynott) Axe

spouse:
Linda Sadlier Stroh

children:
Suzanne Stroh Axe

Greg Stroh Axe